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FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet access rules

| | Nov 22 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

MENLO PARK, Calif. — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access, a move that would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor their own services if they wish.

  1. | Posted: Nov 19 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as “Highway to Hell,” ”Hells Bells” and “Back in Black,” has died. He was 64.

  2. | Posted: Nov 19 2017 - 12:06am

    Zimbabweans say Mugabe must quit now, but more talks planned

  3. | Posted: Nov 19 2017 - 12:06am

    ATLANTA — A popular deduction targeted in the GOP’s overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states, including many led by Republicans where some residents eventually could see their federal tax bills rise.

  4. | Posted: Nov 19 2017 - 12:05am

    Judge tells Island Air workers they might not get final pay

  5. Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 12:05am

    As sex scandals topple the powerful: Why not Trump?

  6. | Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 12:05am

    6 Czechs fined for sporting Borat mankinis in Kazakhstan

  7. | Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration put the Palestinians on notice Friday that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they’ve entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. officials said, potentially giving President Donald Trump more leverage as he seeks an elusive Mideast peace deal.

  8. | Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 1:34pm

    WASHINGTON — Republicans rammed a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through the House Thursday, edging toward the code’s biggest rewrite in three decades and the first major legislative triumph for President Donald Trump and the GOP after 10 bumpy months of controlling government.

  9. Posted: Nov 17 2017 - 12:06am

    GOP, Democratic senators back bill to bolster FBI gun checks

  10. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 5:40pm

    WASHINGTON — Republican and Democratic senators have joined forces on legislation to strengthen the FBI database of prohibited gun buyers after the Air Force failed to report the criminal history of the gunman who slaughtered more than two dozen people at a Texas church.

  11. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Wisconsin’s Ron Johnson on Wednesday became the first Republican senator to say he opposes his party’s tax bill, signaling potential problems for GOP leaders. Passage of a similar package seemed certain Thursday in the House, where a handful of dissidents conceded they expected to be steamrolled by a GOP frantic to claim its first major legislative victory of the year.

  12. Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 12:05am

    Police: ‘madman’ had illegal guns before killing rampage

  13. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 12:05am

    President Donald Trump declared his first Asian tour “tremendously successful” as he hopped on a plane bound for Washington. But when he lands late Tuesday he’ll arrive with few concrete accomplishments in hand.

  14. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 9:00pm

    Sessions denies lying on Russia, pleads hazy memory

  15. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 9:00pm

    RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. — A gunman driving stolen vehicles and choosing his targets at random opened fire “without provocation” in a tiny, rural Northern California town Tuesday, killing four people and wounding at least 10 others, including a student at an elementary school, before police shot him dead, authorities said.